Careers

All inquiries and materials should be e-mailed to:

Human Resources
careers@hcesq.com

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ESTATE PLANNING & GIFT TAX ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY

We are seeking an estate and gift tax associate attorney with 2-5 years of experience working hands on with complicated estate, gift and income tax planning strategies.

The associate will bring the talent and experience necessary to independently analyze complicated financial matters and make recommendations to our partners and their clients on estate planning strategies designed to accomplish our clients’ non-tax objectives in a tax-optimized manner.

Ideally, the associate is already contributing to the profession through professional speaking, writing and involvement in professional organizations.  The associate will work under the supervision of the head of the Estates and Trusts Practice Group.  This is a partnership track position.

The successful candidate will have a JD from a top-tier law school, including recent experience working with complex tax matters, and will be licensed to practice law in the state of California. Please do not apply if you do not meet these requirements, as they are not negotiable.  An LLM in tax is desired, but it may be substituted with the right depth of experience.

We offer an exceptional work environment, outstanding professional and community reputation.  We value our firm culture, which is professional, friendly and respectful.  We provide a competitive pay and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance benefits, paid time off, 401(k) with employer contribution, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), discount tickets program, and free gym facility.

We focus on doing the best work for our clients while allowing high quality of life for our professional employees.  In that regard, we provide modest billable hour requirements (1,600 hours for senior associates) to ensure there is sufficient time for professional and business development, as well as a life outside of the office.  A relocation allowance may be available for an extraordinary candidate.

Please submit your 1) resume, 2) cover letter, 3) writing sample, and 4) salary history and requirement to careers@hcesq.com

No telephone calls or walk-ins accepted.  Candidates are subject to background screening and reference checks.

Henderson, Caverly, Pum & Charney LLP is an equal opportunity employer

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PROBATE & TRUST ADMINISTRATION PARALEGAL

We are seeking a full-time, experienced probate & trust administration paralegal in our established estate planning practice.

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of probate & trust administration paralegal experience.
  • Willing to handle occasional secretarial or administrative tasks in addition to paralegal work when necessary.
  • Paralegal certificate required. College degree a plus.
  • Experience with calendaring, legal research, and preparation of documents in various probate, estate, trust and tax matters.
  • Experience preparing IRS Forms SS-4, 706, 709 and 8971, deeds and PCORs.
  • Experience with electronic filing in Probate Court.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word (including cross-referencing), Excel and Outlook. Working knowledge of Bloomberg/BNA and Westlaw. Familiarity with Timeslips preferred.
  • Comfortable in supporting more than one attorney and interacting with clients.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads with changing priorities and manage workflow process effectively.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Detailed and deadline-oriented.
  • Client service-oriented.

We offer an exceptional work environment, outstanding professional and community reputation.  We value our firm culture, which is professional, friendly and respectful.  We provide a competitive pay and comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance benefits, paid time off, 401(k) with employer contribution, EAP (Employee Assistant Program), discount tickets program and free gym facility.

Please submit your 1) resume, 2) cover letter, and 3) pay history and requirement to careers@hcesq.com.  A paralegal certificate and college transcript (if applicable) will be required if called in for an interview.

Local candidates only.  No telephone calls or walk-ins accepted.  Candidates are subject to background screening and reference checks.

Henderson, Caverly, Pum & Charney LLP is an equal opportunity employer.